A Floating Pink Flower Landscape

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These brilliant pink flowers caught the sun on a small lake in Kananaskis while I was waiting for the heron to leave its perch to fish.  The water suggested an Impressionist painting while the detail in the flowers provided sharp contrast to the dark pastels.

3 responses

  1. very impressionistic, like Monet.

    August 17, 2012 at 11:41 am

  2. sandy

    I have never seen tiny flowers like that in the water. Are they lily buds? The watery background is just stunning. It almost looks like it its reflecting fall colors.

    August 17, 2012 at 11:38 am

    • Hi Sandy,

      I’m not sure what kind of flowers these are. They were floating in the deepest part of the lake, probably 40′ deep. I agree they could be lily buds but I haven’t hunted them down online to verify.



      August 17, 2012 at 11:42 am

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